After hockey triumph, Slovakia suffers Eurovision disappointment

Less than a week after winning silver at the Ice Hockey World Championship, Slovakia has failed to make it through to the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. At Thursday's second semi-final of the contest, which this year is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Slovak contestant, Max Jason Mai, failed to make the cut for the final on Saturday, May 26, the TASR newswire wrote.

Less than a week after winning silver at the Ice Hockey World Championship, Slovakia has failed to make it through to the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. At Thursday's second semi-final of the contest, which this year is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Slovak contestant, Max Jason Mai, failed to make the cut for the final on Saturday, May 26, the TASR newswire wrote.

Twenty-six countries will battle it out in Saturday's competition, which is being held in Baku after Azerbaijan's 2011 entrants, Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal, won last year's competition with their song “Running Scared”.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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